Business Support



Members can get advice, counseling and support in dealing with governments and small business issues from CFIB's Business Counsellors, at no charge.

Get Youth Working Program is Back!

The new Get Youth Working Program offers eligible employers offering long-term positions in specified regions a $2,800 hiring incentive to hire eligible youth age 15 to 29.

Yellow Pages Scam working its way through BC

Many members have received what appears to be invoices for ad space in the familiar, locally distributed, Yellow Pages directories. We want to alert you that these invoices are actually solicitations for listings in alternative business directories that differ from the well-known Yellow Pages.

Employee voting entitlements

The federal election will be held October 19, 2015. Every Canadian has the right to vote and as an employer in BC you must give every worker the opportunity to do so.

Employee retention: Once you hire them, how to keep them

What are some employment retention strategies? We’ll break them down into money issues and non-monetary incentives.

WorkSafeBC announces 2016 rates

Earlier this month, WorkSafeBC announced the preliminary 2016 rates. The good news is that the average published base is projected to remain at $1.70 per $100 of employers’ assessable payroll in 2016, recording the same mark as 2014 and 2015.
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